Aamir Khan’s record breaking film ‘PK’ is set to be released in China. Directed by After the deal between Disney India and Chinese state-owned distributors, Rajkumar Hirani’s film ‘PK’ will be shown at 3,500 screen in China. The China Film Group and Huaxia Film Group acquired the movie directly from the makers of the film.
In a statement, Amrita Pandey, VP and Head, Marketing and Distribution, Studios, Disney India said, “This direct collaboration with China Film Group and Huaxia Film Group for PK is a proud moment not just for us at the studio but also for the Indian movie industry as a whole. It is exciting that just after 6 weeks of the theatrical release of PK, the film has resonated and is finding an audience in many new markets.”
After hearing the news about ‘PK’s major theatrical release in China, producer of the film Vidhu Vinod Chopra was delighted. “I am confident that the film’s blend of entertainment, emotion and underlying social message will resonate with audiences in China and elsewhere in the world. I am also pleased that PK will build on the success of 3 Idiots and expand the China market for Indian films in the future,” he said.
Director Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘PK’, starring Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma in the lead roles, and Sushant Singh Rajput, Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla and Sanjay Dutt are seen playing pivotal roles, is satire on godmen.